Apex Voluntarily Recalls Dry Pet Food

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Published: May 7, 2012
Apex Voluntarily Recalls Dry Pet Food

Apex Pet Foods has voluntarily recalled all of its dry dog food formulas manufactured on January 24, 2012 due to concerns with possible Salmonella contamination. This includes:

  • Apex Chicken and Rice Dog, 40 lb. (ACD0101B32) Best by 24-Jan-2013
  • Apex Chicken and Rice Dog, 20 lb. (ACD0101B32) Best by 24-Jan-2013

This product was only distributed in South Carolina.

No human or animal illnesses have been reported due to this product, nor has this product tested positive for Salmonella. This recall is precautionary to ensure the health and safety of consumers and their pets.

Pets with salmonella may display a decreased appetite, fever, and abdominal pain. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, contact your veterinarian. People infected with Salmonella should watch for nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and fever.

Pet owners who are unsure if the product they purchased is included in the recall, or who would like replacement product or a refund, may contact Apex Pet Foods at (866) 918-8756, Monday through Sunday, 8 A.M. – 6 P.M. EST. The company is working with distributors and retailers to ensure all affected product is removed from shelves.

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